New News information at Wood Based Panels New and updated information from News listed on wbpionline.com http://www.wbpionline.com/ en-us http://www.wbpionline.com/ New News information at Wood Based Panels http://wbpionline.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Sonae Industria’s 2017 sales results down 4.1% compared to previous year http://www.wbpionline.com/news/sonae-industrias-2017-sales-results-down-41-compared-to-previous-year-6123000 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/sonae-industrias-2017-sales-results-down-41-compared-to-previous-year-6123000 Consolidated sales turnover of Sonae Industria, manufacturer of engineered wood products, reached €231.0m in 2017, a reduction of €9.9m (-4.1%) compared to 2016. Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:54:02 GMT China/US trade dispute: plywood producers urged to capture the moment http://www.wbpionline.com/news/chinaus-trade-dispute-plywood-producers-urged-to-capture-the-moment-6122995 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/chinaus-trade-dispute-plywood-producers-urged-to-capture-the-moment-6122995 The trade dispute between China and the US has benefitted the Indonesian timber sector according to Purwadi Soeprihanto, executive director of the Association of Indonesian Forest Concessionaires (APHI). Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:52:54 GMT Mexican fibreboard imports down 14.5% in 2017 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/mexican-fibreboard-imports-down-145-in-2017-6122994 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/mexican-fibreboard-imports-down-145-in-2017-6122994 Mexican fibreboard imports reached US$150.1m in 2017 and were down 14.5%, compared to US$175.6m 2016. Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:51:04 GMT Plywood sales volume of Empresas CMPC decreased by 9% in 2017 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/plywood-sales-volume-of-empresas-cmpc-decreased-by-9-in-2017-6122992 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/plywood-sales-volume-of-empresas-cmpc-decreased-by-9-in-2017-6122992 One of Chile’s largest company’s, Empresas CMPC SA, reports that sales volume of plywood in the Q4, 2017 was down 23% compared with the same period 2016 and reached 87,000m³ (Q4, 2016: 113,000m3). Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:49:59 GMT Strong increase of Ecuadorian particleboard exports in first two months of 2018 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/strong-increase-of-ecuadorian-particleboard-exports-in-first-two-months-of-2018-6122986 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/strong-increase-of-ecuadorian-particleboard-exports-in-first-two-months-of-2018-6122986 Ecuadorian exports of particleboard / MDP (medium density particleboard) reached US$16.2m in the first two months of 2018, an increase of 15.5% compared to the same period 2017(US$14m). Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:47:48 GMT Interprint’s turnover in 2017 increases by 12% to €353m http://www.wbpionline.com/news/interprints-turnover-in-2017-increases-by-12-to-353m-190418-6122981 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/interprints-turnover-in-2017-increases-by-12-to-353m-190418-6122981 Interprint, one of the world’s largest décor printers, has announced that its turnover in 2017 increased by 12% to €353m. Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:46:31 GMT Pfleiderer shows robust performance with sales up 8.3% in 2017 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/pfleiderer-shows-robust-performance-with-sales-up-83-in-2017-6122978 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/pfleiderer-shows-robust-performance-with-sales-up-83-in-2017-6122978 The Pfleiderer Group, specialists in producing wood based materials, ended 2017 with a strong financial performance. The consolidated revenue of the group increased 8.3%, and the EBITDA result by 10.4%. Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:44:43 GMT Siempelkamp receives order from Russian plywood producer CJSC ‘Murom’ http://www.wbpionline.com/news/siempelkamp-receives-order-from-russian-plywood-producer-cjsc-murom-6117897 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/siempelkamp-receives-order-from-russian-plywood-producer-cjsc-murom-6117897 Russian plywood producer CJSC ‘Murom’ has ordered a complete plant with pioneering technology from Siempelkamp. Tue, 17 Apr 2018 05:22:09 GMT Weinig supervisory board extends term of office for Wolfgang Pöschl http://www.wbpionline.com/news/weinig-supervisory-board-extends-term-of-office-for-wolfgang-pschl-6117889 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/weinig-supervisory-board-extends-term-of-office-for-wolfgang-pschl-6117889 The supervisory board of Michael Weinig AG, market leader in machines and systems for solid wood and panel processing, has confirmed Wolfgang Pöschl in his office as chairman of the management board until reaching his retirement age on December 31, 2020. Tue, 17 Apr 2018 05:19:02 GMT China’s share of hardwood plywood imports falls http://www.wbpionline.com/news/chinas-share-of-hardwood-plywood-imports-falls-6116781 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/chinas-share-of-hardwood-plywood-imports-falls-6116781 China's share of US hardwood plywood imports dropped to 18% in January, a dramatic change from its 60% share in January 2017 before the US imposed antidumping and countervailing duties Mon, 16 Apr 2018 09:20:02 GMT